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. but rupert murdoch's wife defends the 80-year-old titan from a man wielding a pie. >>> hothouse. 20 million americans in temperatures high as the tropics. steamy fog on the beach. and cars so hot, a steak cooks on the dashboard. >>> fever pitch. americans sound off about gridlock among politicians. and we take your comments straight to the top. >>> avoiding alzheimer's? tonight in healthy living, do you know the seven simple steps that might keep you from getting the disease? >>> and live bigig one gutsy woman decides to challenge the limits of middle age. her 60-hour nonstop swim with the sharks, a rallying cry for every life. >>> good evening. the 80-year-old global power broker rupert murdoch called this the most humble day of his life. and we watched him called to account in front of british parliament, for the scandal that next to him, the son he had once hoped would bebeis successor. and there, right in the center, in the pink jacket, rupert murdoch's wife, who played a surprising role when a heckler with a pie tried to attack her husband and she moved in. it is hard not to see what h
begun? >>> tabloid twist. a whistle blower dies in the murdoch scandal. >>> and retirement revolution. millions of boomers are rewriting the idea of a second act. why are so many of them heading to one town in texas? >>> good evening. thank you for beginning the week with us. as more than 200 million americans in 36 states are watching asphalt blister and the water in the ground disappear, evaporating in the heat. and this is how it looks. how it broils. where the air feels like 120 degrees. even hotter than the thermometers. the heat is spreading from the rockies to the east coast with more to come. and abc's yungi de nies is at lake arlington, texas, tonight, where that lake is disappearing by the day. yungi. >> reporter: absolutely, diane. this dry lake bed is all that's left of lakekerlington after so many days of record breaking heat. normally, the water would be up above my head, up to the topf this pole, but it's lost so much, and now it's losing two inches every day. the images are astounding. where water should be, now only cracking mud and dry dust. and the exact same thing
, the latest to take a very public lashing as the scandal that's rocked billionaire rupert murdoch widens. prime minister cameron had hired one of murdoch's top editors and made him a close aide. well, today, lawmakers sounded off about it and loudly. abc's jeffrey kofman is in london. >> reporter: the british, they are so polite. except when it comes to politics. >> the reply that he sent -- >> reporter: that's david cameron, the british prime minister. >> you know -- >> reporter: today, facing 138 withering questions from the opposition. >> he just doesn't get it. >> reporter: no american president gets subjected to a verbal pounding like this. >> he should apologize for the catastrophic error of judgment he made. >> reporter: the issue? is cameron too close to rupert murdoch and his now tainted company? >> it shows my staff behaved entirely properly. >> reporter: they call this a debate. >> order! >> reporter: but to the speaker of the house, it is, well, childish. >> calm themselves, keep on an even keel. it's better for their health and for the house. >> reporter: this scandal may no
murdoch, who was jeered and heckled, asking forgiveness from a grieving family. the scandal inside his global media empire explodes. >>> deadlines and dares. politicians play with fire on the debt deadline as the president warns against what he called armageddon. >>> collision course. two planes loaded with passssgers and jet fuel run into each other on the tarmac at boston's busy airport. >>> memory test. has google changed your memory, your brain? take our quiz tonight. >>> and, our small but mighty "person of the week." >>> good evening. it was a remarkable drama that unfolded today. the famously powerful and intimidating rupert murdoch whose global media empire includes "the wall street journal" and fox, begged forgiveness from a grieving family, victimized by his reporters. he is caught in a scandal that continues to grow by the minute, engulfing his company. and abc's jeffrey kofman in london tells us what happened today. jeffrey? >> reporter: well, good evening, diane. you know, you don't see this very often. a corporate titan, the head of one of the largest media companies in t
. rupert murdoch's giant media empire reeling after a bombshell. his tabloid reporters bribing police and eavesdropping on the most vulnerable people in the news. >>> free woman. casey anthony will walk out of jail in days. hear why one juror says thth had to let her off. an abc news exclusive. >>> healthy living. could the long-awaited promise of stem cells now come true? see what they do for a damaged heart. >>> and, survival story. jaycee dugard, imprisoned, kidnapped by a predator for 18 years. tonight, how does a child give birth in a backyard? >> i wasn't alone. and i knew i could never let anything happen to her. >> jaycee dugard, a message of courage and life. >>> good evening. you may have suspected it was happening, but we confirm tonight the dark underbelly of tabloid journalism and what some of those reporters will do. here's a measure of the outrage. the biggest newspaper in england has been brought to its knees, closing, over. rupert murdoch, whose empire extends to america and includes fox news and "the wall street journal," shaken by what the truth turns out to be. so,
the scandal that rattled rupert murdoch's media empire. they reached the british government today, as a former spokesman for prime minister david cameron was arrested. abc's jeffrey kofman now on the tabloid world out of control. >> reporter: when andy coulson was editor of "the news of the world," the paper he ran destroyed people's lives. >> i'm afraid i can'n'say anymore at this stage. >> reporter: arrested this morning, facing charges of perjury, bribing police, hacking people's phones in search of scoops. andy coulson is also uncomfortably the former spokesman of british prime minister david cameron, who, today, scrambled to distance himself. >> but press freedom does not mean the press should be above the law. >> reporter: but "the news of the world" w w, which is why the famous and the powerful in britain have feared and loathed the tabloid for years. case in point? remember when sarah ferguson was caught selling access to prince andrew? >> 500,000 pounds when you can, to me -- open doors. reporter: and this headline. when prince harry angered his girlfrfrnd by visiting a strip club. ho
rupert murdoch is on a hotter hot seat tonight, and it's here in this country. congressman peter king says there are credible questions tonight about whether reporters at murdoch's tabloid papers tapped the phones of 9/11 victims, digging for details of their private anguish. king is asking the fbi to move in on murdoch's news corp, right here in the u.s. >>> and, our consumer watchdog report tonight, tackabling a sly scam on your phone bill. a new report about hidden fees costing consumers billions each year. it's called cramming. and today, we learned about the phone companies letting this happen. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: as larry vido's phone bill grew, so did his suspicions. little did he know, he was also paying $14.95 for something called voicemail monthly fee. and another 8.23 for something called my billing service monthly fee. both charges were fraudulent. >> how could this happen? how could somebody start charging my account, i guess, similar to charging my credit card without my knowledgdg >> reporter: in a hearing today, we learned larry is one of as many as
without power. >>> and, tonight, billionaire robert murdoch, the titan of tabloid news, is watching the scandal escalate. reports that murdoch reporters bribed a police officer who protected the royal family, gaining access to prince charles and camilla's private e-mails and voice mails. word that they also accessed the private medical records of a former british prime minister and his young son with cystic fibrosis. >>> and a new look tonight at the moment four freshed-faced brits ignited a revolution. the beatles two days after their debut on the ed sullivan show. an 18-year-old photographer with a press pass snapped these images of the band's first u.s. concert in 1964. he said you can't forget 8,000 screaming girls. the photos will be sold at an auction later this month. >>> and coming up, the american women who shocked the world. [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of people are choosing advil. here's one story. my name is lacey calvert and i train professional athletes with yoga. i know how my body should feel. if have any soreness, i'm not going to be able to do my job.
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